Tag Manager and Duplicate Google Analytics Tags

If you work with Google Analytics (GA), Google Tag Manager (GTM) and have lots of clients, you have probably run into this problem: you manage tags with GTM, but the client has the Google Analytics PageView tag placed directly on a subset of site pages. This problem is especially common on sites that span multiple […]

Google Analytics Events Cheat Sheet

I’m presenting at the Denver Google Analytics Meetup tonight, and put together this cheat sheet on Google Analytics Events. Here’s a PDF version, and the image below links to a PNG version. Hat tip to Lunametrics for helpful scripts and being generally awesome.

What You Need To Know About SERPs and Interaction

Search engine results pages (SERPs) have changed significantly over the years, and there are lots of new features. Now you have knowledge graphs and carousels. You have answer boxes and local listings in the right rail. Do you know how users behave when rich snippets appear for branded terms and when they do not? We […]

Happy Holidays from Two Octobers!

Thanks to everyone who helped make this a great year! We put together a short holiday video for your enjoyment. Video direction, production and editing: Johan Christianson.

5 Tools to Run a People-Centric Agency

As a veteran of several software startups, I’ve been involved in my share of attempts to write mission statements and extol the companies’ differentiators in marketing collateral. I wistfully read articles describing forward-thinking companies in which HR, company positioning, and actual day-to-day management were in concordance with each other. But then I had to go […]

Marketing Automation – a Journey with Google Sheets and Supermetrics – Part III

Part III – Automation Everywhere Two Octobers has become a hotbed of automation. Around the office, people are creating tools to monitor shopping campaigns, forward emails based on client names, and manage ad copy programmatically. The complete list is far too long to include here, and I’m sure there are some I don’t know about. This […]